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Women in maritime Kenya

Developing a Strong Blue Economy: Lessons from Kenya

September 01, 2020
This is the second in a series of three blogs excerpted from our recent report on women in the maritime domain, designed to highlight the role of women in maritime industry and governance as well as the intersection of Women, Peace and Security and the maritime space. In recent years, Kenya and its coastline have been a target of destructive terrorist attacks, facilitated primarily from the sea... Read more
Podcasts for Peace

Podcasts for Peace and Security

July 22, 2019
In honor of summer vacations and long road trips, we’re recommending three podcasts that are giving us life! Each puts a unique focus on varying security issues; some shows dedicate more attention to the application of a gender perspective while others take a traditional or widely accepted notion and dissect the history behind it. We think you will enjoy them all, and we hope to bring you more... Read more
Ambassador Donald Steinberg for Women, Peace and Security

OSF Fellow Ambassador Donald Steinberg on the U.S. Strategy for Women, Peace and Security—Seizing the Moment?

June 29, 2019
The White House has now released its long-awaited Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS). The strategy is mandated under the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, which requires the Administration to develop a broad national strategy to support meaningful roles for women around the world in peace operations and political, civic, economic, and security systems. The White House... Read more

Radio for Peace: How Gender Analysis Can Lead to Lifesaving Communications

February 13, 2019
How can a radio program save lives? An example from the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute’s SOLLIMS Sampler tells us how applying a gender perspective to radio programming in Afghanistan did exactly that. The Communications Action Group for Regional Command-East in Afghanistan was responsible for information operations and public affairs in eastern Afghanistan and developed an... Read more
the year iun women peace and security

Look Back at 2018: The Year in Women, Peace and Security

December 31, 2018
Download PDF: Look Back at 2018: The Year in Women, Peace and Security Photo credits: EU Flag, Cred: Wikimedia Commons; Sahle Work-Zewde, Cred: IPTC; Ihlan Omar, Cred: Wikimedia Commons; Security Council, Cred: UN Photo/Cia Pak; Switzerland Flag Map, Cred: Wikimedia Commons; Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau; Cred: Wikimedia Commons; EAPC Countries, Cred: Wikimedia Commons... Read more

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